White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1057 to 1068

1057

(Ladislav Salai sr. & Ladislav Salai jr. - Schach-Report, Jan 1990)

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1.Ne5! ~
2.Rg3#
2.Qh5#
1...Rxd3 2.Qh5#
1...Rxe5 2.Rg3#
1...Bxe5 2.Qh5#
1...Rxe5 2.Rg3#
1...Rxg8 2.Qh5#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1058

(Anatolij Lazarevich Sarkic - Украинский республиканский конкурс 2nd HM, 1964)

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1.Nxc7! ~ 2.Qg5#
1...Kxf4 2.Nd5#
1...Kxf6 2.Ne8#
1...exf6 2.Nxd3#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1059

(Evgenij Vasil'evich Fomichiov & Andrej Nikolaevich ZHuravliov - The Problemist, Sep 1998)

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1.Nc3! ~ 2.Qxf6#
1...f5 2.Qd6#
1...Ne4 2.Qxe4#
1...Nh7 2.Qe4#
1...Kf4 2.Qe4#
1...Kd4 2.Qxc5#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1060

(Marjan Kovachevic)

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1.Re7! (2.Ne3#)
1...Rh3/Re5 2.Re5#
1...Ne6 2.Qa8#
1...Bxc3 2.Qxd8#

Date added: 1238/8/2021

1061

(S. L. Krejnin - Луганская правда, 1929)

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1. O-O! [2. Ra1#]
1. ... Nb3 2. Bb1#
1. ... Nb2 2. Nc3#
1. ... Bb2/c1 2. Nb4#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1062

(Percy Francis Blake - Manchester Weekly Times, 1914)

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1.e4! ~ 2.Nc2#
1...Nxd3 2.Qxd3#
1...Ne1 2.Bg1#
1...Ne3 2.Nc6#
1...Bxe4 2.Rxe4#
1...Ke3 2.Qa7#
1...fxe4 ep. 2.Be5#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1063

(Pavel G. Kuznecov - Задачи и этюды 1st Prize, 1998)

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1. Nce6! [2. Qf4# (2.Qg5?)]
1... f:e2 2. Qg5#
1... Ke4 2. Qd3#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1064

(James Brooke Halkett - The Sunny South (Atlanta, Georgia), 2 Jul 1887)

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1. Rd5! [2. Ba5#]
1. ... Kb6/d8 2. Ba5#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1065

(Arnoldo Ellerman - Eskilstuna-Kuriren, 1918)

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1.Qh1! (2.a8N#)
1...Qc6 2.Qxc6#
1...Qxb8 2.axb8Q#/axb8R#
1...Qb7 2.Qg1#
1...Qa6 2.Rxa6#
1...Ne4/Nf3 2.Qb1#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1066

(7th World Chess Composing Tournament, 2019)

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1.Qd6! (2.Qb4#)
1...Nc3+ 2.bxc3#
1...Nxb2 2.c3#
1...Qe6/Qxd5 2.Nxe6#
1...Ne5 2.Qxb6#
1...Nc5 2.Qxf6#
1...Bxd5 2.Nc6#
1...Rxc2 2.Qf4#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1067

(Comins Mansfield - The Observer, 1959)

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1.Qh7!

1...d2 2.Re3#

1...Qxd5 2.f6#

1...Qe5 2.Nd2#

1...Qa6 2.f6#

1...Qb6 2.f6#

1...Qc6 2.f6#

1...Qd6 2.f6#

1...Qh6 2.d6#

1...Qg6 2.d6#

1...Qf6 2.d6#

1...d6 2.Rb4#

1...Bc5 2.Rh4#

1...Bd6 2.dxe6#

1...Bg5 2.Rb4#

1...Bf6 2.fxe6#

1...Bf8 2.Rh4#

1...Bd8 2.Rb4#

1...f6 2.Rh4#

1...Qxf5

2.Qxf5#

2.d6#

1...Bb4

2.Rh4#

2.Rxb4#

1...Bh4

2.Rxh4#

2.Rb4#

Date added: 23/8/2021

1068

(Stefan Sovik - ÚV ČSTV 2nd Prize, 1967)

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1.Ne5! zz
1...Kf4 2.Nxh3#
1...Kxf6 2.Qe7#

Date added: 23/8/2021